Building Inspections

Permits
Permits are required for all electrical, mechanical, and plumbing projects.  Permits are also required for a variety of improvements projects, including but not limited to reroofs, window changes, fences, pools and spas, remodels, and additions.  If in doubt, please call the Building Department at (626) 300-0712 to determine if your proposed project requires a permit.

Register through ContractorConnect to apply for certain permits online.  Permits for roofing, electrical, and plumbing are the only permits authorized to be issued online.  Contractors are encouraged to begin the application process online.  Registering through ContractorConnect allows for the contractor and owner to stay up-to-date on the status of the permit, schedule inspections and view results of the inspection.  Applications for permits that require planning review and/or plan check will be accepted online, but require hard copy submission of the plans at the public counter prior to proceeding.  

To request a copy of the permit history for a property, please click here to submit your request.  A digital copy can be emailed to you free of charge.  Hard copies may be obtained at City Hall for a fee of 20 cents per page after the first five pages.

Inspections

Requesting an Inspection

One or more inspections are required for all permits. To schedule an inspection, please select the link above or call (626) 300-0706.  Please identify the following information when calling to request an inspection: your name, phone number, permit number, project address, type of inspection you are requesting, and the date you would like the inspection.  You may request inspections through ContractorConnent if you are registered and have obtained the permit through the online service.   

Inspection lists are completed after 8:30 a.m.  If you would like to confirm your inspection is scheduled and request a time window, you may call after 8:30 a.m. on the day of the inspection (please do not leave a voicemail requesting a time window but rather call back and speak to someone directly).

Monday through Friday after 8:30 a.m., call (626) 300-0753 for an inspection time. 


INSPECTOR'S OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m
(626) 300-0753

Construction Information

Construction Hours
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  (Blowers may only be operated after 8:00 a.m.)
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

No work is permitted on Sunday or Holidays.  City observed holidays are: New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve.

Construction Sites
The City's approved plans and permit inspection card must remain on the job site for use by City inspection personnel.

Construction sites must conform to the City's Construction Site Standards.

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